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Pope Francis addresses the crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City - March 13, 2013 (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

What Does Pope Francis Mean For The Church?

Reverend Luke Sweeney from the Archdiocese of New York joined The Couch, alongside TV 10-55′s Mary Calvi, who has covered the Church extensively.

03/14/2013

Students who go to Immaculate Conception School in Tuckahoe, N.Y. take the papal conclave and its historical ramifications very seriously. (Photo: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Students Soaking In The History Being Made At Papal Conclave

Inside the seventh grade religion class at Immaculate Conception School in Tuckahoe, the teacher took the students through the news accounts from Vatican City, where the cardinals failed on the first day of conclave to elect a new pope.

03/12/2013

Birds fly over the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel on March 12, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Vatican Blog: How Church Officials Plan To Signal A New Pope

Officials at the Vatican promise that in this conclave there will be no ambiguity. When a new pope is elected, the smoke will be white and it will be accompanied by a chorus of bells ringing out across the Vatican and Rome itself.

03/12/2013

Cardinal Dolan entering Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan Holds Mass In Rome Ahead Of Papal Conclave

Members of the Catholic Church worldwide spent this Sunday worshipping, before cardinals from around the world begin meeting to elect a new pope.

03/10/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Prepares For Conclave To Elect New Pope

Last week, Pope Benedict XVI stepped down, making him the first pope in 600 years to retire from the papacy. The Catholic church is temporarily without a leader.

03/03/2013